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The Desperation of America’s Anti-Intellectuals

There are millions of them; the anti-science, anti-climate change, pro-Trump anti-intellectuals.  The second class minds of America, those who embrace their god and their guns, but eschew everything meaningful in…

My Brother Was Killed At Sandy Hook

People say they’ll never forget their freshman year of college. They’ll recount memories of living in a dingy dorm, cultivating lasting friendships with roommates, having adventures and experiencing the thrill…

What Happens When Drinking Alcohol Becomes A Binge

A new report published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine has revealed that nearly 20% adults in the US participate in binge drinking. Researchers from the Centers for Disease…

On Religion, Guns, and the Accumulation of Power

In this country, the majority of the people who want to have fairness in government are those who are not particularly high on the economic scale. They are largely in…

What If ‘Star Trek’ Were Free?

Even after seven television series and thirteen movies, Star Trek’s existence is always precarious. The failure of a show like Star Trek: Enterprise, saved once from cancellation after its second…

Is Britain’s Far Right Really A Threat?

Yes, Islamic extremists are greater in number in Britain than far-right terrorists so, it is easy to understand why Islamic extremists get all the media attention. The number of incidents…

Why Britain Must Ban Some Faith Schools

A recent undercover report has established that there are literally hundreds of faith schools, primarily Muslim but a number are Jewish, in Britain that is, frankly, disgraceful and has no…

What Science Says About Bringing Guns Into Schools

In the wake of the Florida shooting, US President Trump said that "highly trained" teachers with guns could help prevent tragedies. "A teacher woulda shot the hell out of him before…

Smearing Immigrants: Exploiting the Tragedy of Death

As a group, immigrants are among the least violent, least prone to commit crimes, of any of us in the United States. That’s a fact. Those here with no legal…

When Flipping Off the Police Is A First Amendment Issue

We are surrounded by idiots, and the police regularly play in the sandbox with them.  I can guarantee it's not always a fun time.  I found this in Newsweek, and…

He’s Marvelous, He’s Our President and the World Mocks, Groans and Shivers in Fear

But marvelous things indeed, a government headed toward one-party control of all branches of government; a government packing all institutions with crooks and incompetents and some dedicated to crippling or…

When Obstructing Justice is a Relevant Point

Whether Trump or his campaign worked together with the Russians to ensure his victory and then obstructed justice to prevent certain information from coming to light, or that he did…

The Muslim Council of Britain

Yes. Before you start. I know. Here he goes again 'Muslim bashing'. He's a racist Nazi Islamophobe. I've heard it all before and I happen to know it's bull. I…

Czech Republic’s Tiny Muslim Community Subject to Hate

Walking along the idyllic streets of Prague just blocks away from the famed Wenceslas Square, 38-year-old Palestinian-born Raed Shaikh stopped to point out a halal grocery store he and the…

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